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World Book Club

World Book Club invites the globe's great authors to discuss their best known novel. This monthly programme, presented by Harriett Gilbert, includes questions from World Service listeners.

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Daniel Kehlmann will be talking about his novel Measuring the World on World Book Club in October.

A pan-European literary sensation Daniel Kehlmann’s masterpiece re-imagines the lives of two brilliant eccentric young German scientists who swashbuckle their way across the globe taking its measure at every turn and capturing their balancing act between greatness and absurdity, loneliness and love.

Should you wish to attend the recording in London on 22 October or have a question for Daniel Kehlmann about the book please email

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World Book Club invites the globe's greatest authors to discuss their best known novel

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